"I like doing things where I can get dirty, work with my hands, and use power tools. Last weekend, I did some grouting."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Nathan Fillion on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Nathan Fillion on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Nathan Fillion on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Nathan Fillion on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Nathan Fillion on Booker T. Washington
"I got amazing training both with Theatre Sports... back in Edmonton, Alberta - I can't give those people enough credit - and the daytime drama I did. Incredible training, both of them."
"You have a dramatic portion of your television program and you treat it dramatically, and then you have a comedic portion of your program, and you treat it differently. Why do you change who are between the two pieces? You're the same person. Just go."
"Basically, after an ABC sitcom I did, I ended up with a holding deal with 20th Century Fox. Absolutely cool. It pays you to be unemployed. And the bigger the entity that gives you the deal, the better."
"I'm constantly pitching one episode where we see life through Castle's eyes. I think Castle's just a little off as far as his perception goes. A very, very clever man, but I want to see the world as Castle sees it - kind of a rose-colored glasses, all the women find him irresistible, all the guys find him super cool and do whatever he says."
"I'm comfortable only when there's a mutual attraction. That's what anyone wants. If I find out she's not attracted to me, it brings down my level of attraction to her. If I'm interested and find out she's not, I tend to cool off."